FILE PHOTO: Actor Ben Affleck, star of the brand new motion movie “Daredevil” listens to his fiancee, actress Jennifer Lopez as they arrive for the movie’s premiere in Los Angeles February 9, 2003. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
June 14, 2021
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have been pictured exchanging passionate kisses, apparently confirming weeks of fevered rumors that they’ve rekindled a romance that dominated superstar media virtually 20 years in the past.
Paparazzi images printed within the New York Submit on Monday confirmed the 2 actors kissing whereas having fun with a meal with members of Lopez’s household at Malibu’s posh Nobu sushi restaurant west of Los Angeles on Sunday.
Representatives for Lopez, 51, declined to touch upon Monday, whereas Affleck’s publicists didn’t return a request for remark.
Lopez and “Argo” director Affleck, dubbed “Bennifer,” turned probably the most talked about couple within the superstar world within the early 2000s in a romance marked by his-and-her luxurious vehicles and a big 6.1-carat pink diamond engagement ring. They abruptly known as off their marriage ceremony in 2003 and cut up up a couple of months later.
The pair have been pictured collectively a number of occasions in Los Angels and Miami in current weeks, after Lopez and her former baseball participant fiance Alex Rodriguez known as off their engagement in mid-April after 4 years collectively. Monday’s images had been the primary during which Lopez and Affleck had been seen kissing this time round.
Superstar outlet E! Information quoted an unidentified supply final week as saying Lopez was planning to maneuver from Miami to Los Angeles to spend extra time with Affleck, 48, and was in search of colleges for her 13-year-old twins Max and Emme.
Max and Emme, together with the singer’s sister Lydia, had been additionally photographed strolling into the restaurant in Malibu on Sunday.
Lopez married Latin singer Marc Anthony, her third husband, simply 5 months after her 2004 cut up with Affleck. Affleck went on to marry, and later was divorced from, actress Jennifer Garner.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; enhancing by Jonathan Oatis)